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> the mean wage and salary USA personal income, which is $66K USD in 2019.No, the mean wage and salary personal income in 2019 was $51,916.27 (the median was $34,248.45.) [0] Both of those are across ...
show context + On: As cities grow in size, the poor 'get nothing at all': study
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From the cited paper [1]:> We show that income in the least wealthy decile (10%) scales close to linearly with city population, while income in the most wealthy decile scale with a significantly super...
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This is because regulatory restrictions inhibiting housing construction leads to housing shortages which prices out lower income workers:https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/mac.20170388...
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For reference, and to show how much it adds up, that area you commuted in has the longest average commute in the US[1]:> In the area with the longest average commute (New York-Newark-Jersey City), com...
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The Reason Foundation (which is slightly right leaning of center, but makes its case using actual studies and facts) has a great explainer on how plastic bag bans for example hurt the environment more...
show context + On: U.S. generates more plastic trash than any other nation, rep
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I think I see where you're comparing the two, (I think) your claim is that both systemic racism and mass censorship are two nuanced topics that aren't observable directly. Which is (maybe) true.Where ...
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> There is no way you can blame the GOP for Catholic behavior.There's no way you can meaningfully associate the modern political parties with pretty much anything of the 1930s, because aside from the ...
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saved you a search: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/15/statista-how-far-behind-us-i... . includes this depressing factoid, "American workers took an average of just over 17 days of vacation in 2017...
show context + On: Why is life expectancy in the US lower than in other rich co
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This seems to be one of those narrow stats that misses the meta around it.There's more meta around it.People in this age group seem to switch jobs a lot. This roughly falls in line with what Gallop fo...
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Another note from the study is that 50% of the women who left didn't leave tech, they left private tech companies and went to create a startup, become an independent worker or join a government agency...
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hmm the 50% number comes from https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/PDF-134/Accenture-A4-GWC..., which seems to get the figure from a 2016 study (https://www.ncwit.org/sites/default/files/resources/wome...
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How is that supply restricted? Medical schools are pretty much full, but many schools are going to great lengths to expand available spaces. Med school enrollments are up about 30% since the early 00'...
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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/timeline-president-donald-trump...Feb 26: "And again, when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a prett...
show context + On: Mortality Rates from Covid-19 Are Lower in Unionized Nursing
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A lot of the things that "everyone knows" are wrong. The point of science is to have a systematic way to tell the difference between things that seem intuitively true and things that are act...
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The OECD Better Life Index is exactly that:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OECD_Better_Life_IndexIt's an alternative to macro-economic indicators such as GDP that measures quality of life across 11 dime...
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Interesting about EB1A, didn't know.I agree that we need reform in this area. For one, a bidding system for H1-B type visas could prevent much of the abuse. Like you, I'm not a Trump supporter, but I ...
show context + On: H-1B: Government issues first-ever official estimate of visa
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There are some convincing studies that suggest otherwise. Combined with the fact that tech CEOs speak openly that salaries are too high, and conspire with each other to lower them, it seems fairly lik...
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I'd really need to see actual numbers for this, especially as this is kind of contrary to the yearly report Ster released two weeks ago. In this they stated that while the first couple months of 2020 ...
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...'cause _historically_ contextual advertising doesn't work better than targeted. And contextual targeting is hard, because determining context is hard and it can fail catastrophically (I recall the ...
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"what does "Scale" even mean here?"I meant in context of the number of publishers that advertisers need to deal with to purchase impressions.Cutting out the ad networks probably ma...
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